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2014 Business Plan Competition winners

Competition Winners

2014 FAU Business Plan Competition Winners

Place Total Prize Student Track
1st $36,190 BedaBox
Shopping and shipping made simple, worldwide. BedaBox uses a sophisticated software application to help people overseas buy anything in the U.S. From boots to a boat, international shoppers can pay with any form of currency. BedaBox customers create a free account, and through a simple dashboard, receive a U.S. postal address and manage package forwarding.
2nd $13,090 HonorLock
HonorLock offers cloud-based solutions to curb academic dishonesty during online assessments. The innovative software both detects and discourages cheating while remaining minimally invasive. Following the exam, instructors receive an analytical report of detected infractions to help determine whether academic integrity has been upheld.
3rd $5,840 Le Nouv (Lolina)
Far too often caring parents are forced to choose between trend-setting design and safety for their baby’s nursery. Lolina (formerly Le Nouv) gives today's parent peace of mind without compromising style by using 100% organic fabric & chemical free dyes, with modern, Italian-inspired designs made in the USA.
Place Total Prize Entrepreneur Track
1st $34,790 Modulux Lighting
Modulux Lighting turns light into money by leveraging patent pending technology, offering more light with less power compared to existing and competitive solutions. Modulux Lighting has engineered and commercialized LiteBlox, a game changing portfolio of breakthrough LED lighting fixtures and is positioned to enter the emerging and highly lucrative commercial LED market.
2nd $13,090 Biologics Direct
Biologics Direct revolutionizes the way blood products are bought and sold. Through a real-time online marketplace, suppliers and buyers connect based on availability and need. This new approach ultimately ensures the best utilization of the nation’s blood supply and facilitates equitable cost of blood products.
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Scholarship

Care Capture Inc.
Care Capture is a software application used by senior living communities to send wellness reports to the family members of their residents. Care Capture provides peace of mind to family members and a competitive advantage to senior living communities.
Total Prize Elevator Pitch People’s Choice Award - Office Depot
$5,000 Fresh Start Beverage Company
FRESH START Beverage Company works for health conscious consumers by providing all natural fruit, plant, and non-dairy beverages as a solution to the growing alternative milk market. Our mission is: To make HUMANITY, HEALTHY, HAPPY, and STRONG one refrigerator at a time! We believe in responsible beverage industry leadership, creating profitable growth for our stakeholders in harmony with social responsibility and excellent corporate citizenship locally and abroad. Everyone deserves a FRESH START!®
Total Prize Social Entrepreneurship Awards - Business Growth Advisors
$1,500 Stand4
Stand4 receives sponsorship from companies to solve major social problems affecting the world. Our members dictate how we allocate our funds by standing for the initiatives they believe can do the most good. Everything that comes as a result of their stand is collected and showcased on their user profile, giving them the ability to see all the lives they've touched, problems they've helped solve, and overall impact they've made on the world.
$1,500 Match-Maker Staffing
Match-Maker Staffing is a staffing start-up.

 

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